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video for your media project a free video done to r.t. dot com. egypt's first round of elections has seen the highest turnout ever but the results delayed with full custody forecasts now suggesting the islamists winning. the un condemns human rights violations in syria although russia votes against the resolution saying the motion is one sided and will only aggravate the conflict. and the legal loophole in the u.k. is being used as a shield for convicted immigrant criminals saving them from deportation and turning britain into a safe haven for serious offenders from abroad. a
very warm welcome to you this is twenty four hour news live from moscow with me rover showing egyptian officials say turnout for the opening round of parliamentary elections has been the highest in the country since quote the time of the fair i was the official results they were still being delayed but predictions give the lead to the islamist muslim brotherhood party to more election stages are due to be held in january. well we're hearing from the military council record results will be announced today saturday but this is the third time that such an announcement has been made those events in results with are supposed to be given on the way in state we also know hearing from the effects and commission that the voter turnout they gave that stood at sixty two percent which suggested that more than eight million people turned out that that figure is under review off to some
questions were raised about irregularities and the way that epicenter of sixty two was actually reached so we might actually hear makes it today that the voter turnout is significant you know well we haven't yet heard the results of the political parties who scored in these elections but there has been a lot of talk a lot of initial exit polls and a lot of rumors that has been badly developed it does seem as if the muslim brotherhood's political party the freedom and justice party will come first with a standing off between forty to fifty five percent and in second position is likely to be ultra conservative enough its own and the latest figures need to have put that at some fifty to thirty five percent now this is a group that has said that it will push for stricter controls in the parliament there and of course how much power the parliament at the end of the day is given this is in line with the trend we've been witnessing across who in fact the care that in recent years has seen is among the parties coming to the fore now what is
significant about these results of the particular is that the voting at this stage was done mostly in urban areas particularly men in cairo and in that xander so when islamist parties have such a strong showing in urban cities it does set the stage that in the next two phases of these voting the islamists will merely continue to do as well because their hold and their popularity in those kind of areas is much higher it also sets the stage for a coalition to be formed with a significant majority in parliament to come for me isn't on this policies not next week we'll see the second phase of voting this is. house of parliament the third phase will be in january and then they will be voting for the upper house of parliament so be there is a significant number of egyptians who are against these remakes and as most of them have been taking to the streets of the past two weeks and months earlier this year they say that these votes. they say that they did not change real reality on the ground and the rallying call in tahrir square does remain the same and that is for
the military to step down immediately the concern amongst these egyptians is that it doesn't really matter whether you hold elections or whether you change the face of the government it is still the military who are pulling the strings behind the scenes now today saturday we do expect the announcement of the new cabinet that is being formed by the new prime minister come out all guns or we he has already named some of the cabinet at least a dozen ministers one of whom are actually ministers from the previous regime in the same portfolio is this includes the same foreign minister includes the same information minister and while they will be new mains who will be forming part of this government the fact that such a significant majority remain part of the previous government is just merely more ammunition for protesters in tahrir square who say that nothing is changing. his policy reporting right what she is monitoring the situation in cairo and you can follow updates from her on our twitter feed have look at the screen right now and they just tweet us your reports that hundreds continue to sit in on the rear square
claiming the vote is illegitimate and the turnout is significantly lower than what the government boasts do follow her and r.t. other school called get a life the latest from the streets of cairo. now five minutes past the hour here the u.n. human rights council has passed a resolution condemning violations committed by the syrian authorities and the document appoints a special investigator to look into the government's abuses during the months long uprising and also calls for the main un bodies to take action russia and china voted against the resolution saying it might lead to a foreign intervention under the pretext of human rights both moscow and beijing believe the motion ignores crimes committed by the rebels and only aggravate the crisis. we think that it is that all of the international community to help resolve internal crisis through promoting dialogue what we don't understand is why if
that can be done in yemen that cannot apply to see it in syria as a mile from the outset the message which has been set up from some quarters capitals is there is no way dialogue can help those who go into dialogue they should stop it immediately that there is no future in the arab league initiative we believe that this is something very counterproductive and this is something which has exacerbated the situation in syria the international community is not there to to smell blood and to found confrontation but the international community is there to prevent further bloodshed and to encourage it encourage what this is what the united nations is about this is what the security council is about. syria's main opposition group has vowed to cut ties with iran hezbollah and hamas if the current government goes professor your hand gul tung director of the transcend peace university he told us here at r.t. that that agenda goes very well with the regional interests of some other countries
the western intend this of course to split of syria completely from any reigning in connection as they see it in yemen the west is with the leadership and against the opposition. in syria and their video position and against the leadership cutting it much too sharp so it's a question of where the big boys sound a big voice which group and the big boys citing the big west advice so people can visually there is libya being played again we have heard that too in the phone that would probably cost much more and more many more civilians than the lives that will protect and it will set the pattern for the border to go on for a long time. you with r t life still to come this hour here on the program unemployment falls in the united states a sign of recovery or a sign of massaging of the figures. these are real jobs this is a plantation economy we look at whether the recent drop in joblessness reflects the
real state of things since the american economy. plus we investigate how the russian speaking community in the former soviet republic of a stoner is falling victim to what they call their language inquisition often losing jobs for just speaking their native tongue. in britain an article of the human rights act ensures that the right to a family life for those who live there what sounds fair on paper is actually being used in reality by criminals because they can overturn decisions to deport them for their offenses by using the legal loophole that allows them to stay as artie's laura smith reports the right to a family life is not an absolute right and it must not be used to drive a coach and through our immigration system. article eight an innocuous sounding element in the human rights act but which means having children
can stop illegal immigrants being kicked out of britain no matter what they've done pull houston knows what it's like to have your family destroyed his twelve year old daughter amy was killed in a hit and run by an iraqi who was banned from driving as she was crossing the road . the driver of the car the runner or. encourage on the corridor in the apollo the car and. she became trapped under the wheels of the car. you basically for saying a letter to a guy trapped under the wheels a little car amy's killer asso mohammed abraham already had a string of minor convictions even before he moved her down and fled but because he subsequently fathered two children by a british woman he still lives in the u.k. it's article eight that keeps him here oddly enough it was one of these that catapulted the issue into the headlines the home secretary seizing on claims that
an illegal bolivian was allowed to stay in this country because of the emotional trauma of separating him from his pet not quite true but it got people talking and noticing much more serious cases including a rapist who successfully argued asylum his social life and a killer who lived with his parents in may this year it was revealed that nearly four thousand foreign criminals were set free from detention centers because it was decided they couldn't be deported within a reasonable time among them dozens of rapists murderers and paedophiles separately last year nearly six hundred people used the human rights act to avoid deportation the vast majority citing the right to a private and family life in the case of amy's killer a series of bungles and delays by the authorities meant that by the time either him came up for deportation he appeared to have created
a family despite flimsy evidence about his parenting intentions he was allowed to stay yet she would rights campaigners argue britain's status as a haven for the persecuted is sacred these are very hard back hundreds of years there they're embedded in international law you know that we have two options in the aftermath of the second world war so make sure that we always. going to go into society on those principles that we hope to. through a grieving father like poll that's missing the point what we have a special we articulate human rights acts we have criminals terrorists murderers this drug dealers or using the human rights act as a shield to hide behind and so on to stonewall contre. a problem where the genuine asylum seekers or think anybody has but what we don't want to see is we don't see people abusing her and ask what's wrong and i think no one needs to be
addressed amy was paul's only child he now lives alone spending his time campaigning against article eight and wondering why the rights of his daughter's immigrant killer outweigh his own laura smith r.t. . now i talk minutes past the hour here in moscow i do remember you can always find all of our stories and so much more at artsy dot com among the videos in the comments on the stories let's see what's lined up for you there this moment hacking in bird helping out find out how to groups of computer whiz kids known as anonymous and team poison joining forces to steal from the banks and give to the poll. by the head of russia's parliamentary elections you can begin your battle for power in an online debating game the way to wield influence at a party don't come. close is. the people prepared to speak. in duma election eleven.
in-depth coverage of has won the hearts and minds of the russian people forty. now european leaders are planning what's been described as a budget tree intervention in the running of e.u. member states german chancellor angela merkel is pushing for the creation of a fiscal union of eurozone countries and that would mean that the financial policies of e.u. nations would have to be approved by brussels with penalties for countries which break the rules that the move would require changes to the treaty robert all the director of the brunei group warns that creating a fiscal union would put an end to democracy within the. if there is a fiscal union which will take years to build in the u. and that will mean the the end of democracy within europe it will mean that countries will be effectively governed by the european central bank and germany cannot make thinking and the interests of the very few. elite based in
brussels it's really dangerous i think to centralize power the euro has created a great deal of economic problems to friend and they're going to have you know cap more problems on to that by creating a fiscal union which will mean that governments tax and spend. the sea will in a sense would be wrong form blossoms and frank first that is a new deeply undemocratic about further trouble in the future for the problems with the euro and they really do need to recognize that the euro should be broken up into more manageable parts and countries have control of the only economic policies again and that way they can get growth back into europe at the moment the european economy is just stagnating because it stuck in the straight jacket of the european single currency and those the global economic crisis rages on financial pundit max kaiser continues his mission to expose the shadowy figures behind it his revelations are coming away in about fifteen minutes time but for now
a preview. german finance minister says big bazooka not ready would not stem crisis even if it was this suggests to me that in fact wolfgang schauble is meeting in private with goldman sachs bankers and telling them to short the heck out of europe right now because the plan is to pull the rug out from under them where we saw that in the greece an area remember john paulson the hedge fund manager was in greece in athens shortly before the crisis to call there and was meeting with the government and instructing them on how he was going to rip that country down using massive short sales so this financial terrorism using weapons of mass financial destruction to destroy economies and impose austerity measures is that now taken to a much wider level they want to take down the entire eurozone.
i do stay with us for the concert put in about fifteen minutes now unemployment in the united states has dropped to its lowest level in two and a half yes this according to the latest official figures and while it could bring cheer to barack obama in the run up to elections republicans are unimpressed saying the jobless rate is still higher than when he took office transfer costs in a general so that he thinks the democrats simply spinning the numbers to their own advantage when you look at the real numbers in who got the jobs it's food stamp employees oh there were jobs created in retail you know those wonderful jobs we take people's money and you say have a nice day and there were jobs in hospitality that's another word for cleaning up somebody who's room oh when there were jobs in health care you know working in nursing homes making sixty to fifty a week why that so i'm after taxes you know so these are real jobs this is
a plantation economy and the big law i that no one's talking about as they pump up this week number you need a hundred twenty five thousand jobs a month oh month just to account for the new people moving in to the economy and population growth so that leaves all the people that have lost all these jobs since the great recession hit still out of work when as many americans are struggling to find work others are busy planning their christmas shopping but is there a place for keeping up to date with world events on their lists or how fast it's been looking for the answers on the streets of new york. are people aware of what's going on in the world this holiday season are they only interested in shopping this week let's talk about that what do you make of the
first egyptian election since the revolution so knowing about it so well what do you think is the importance of it don't know anything about. what's on your mind that shopping do you agree with britain's choice to pull out of its embassy in tehran. we don't follow the news these days so i'm not so informed about what do you follow these days. all the trip around the city how do you think the european union should handle the greek situation but hear me out so that they really don't follow that closely now what are you guys been plowing in the news. knowledge of. he watches the news i watch the. what is that h.d.t.v. and the cooking channel did you think nato had a right to pakistan this is getting very political i'm on a five day holiday i'm not going to get to try to political discussion i don't mean
the sit down now world with you but i'm paying more attention it was have been over it was happening in another country somewhat not affecting us do you think that's what most people feel probably what about you probably whether or not you've crossed everything off your list this holiday the bottom line is you might want to consider taking a break from shopping to find out what's going on in the rest of the world. now nineteen minutes past the hour here in moscow let's do some other headlines now from around the world for you this hour in the world after iran and different parts of return harm to a hero's welcome after being expelled from the u.k. they were told to leave the country the protesters stormed british diplomatic calm . pounds in tehran western officials blame iran's leadership for allegedly endorsing the attacks crowds of students gathered at tehran's court to show their support for the diplomats and chant anti british slogans. clashes between rioters
and the police in southern route of seen at least one person killed over twenty wounded furious demonstrators blocked the pan-american highway protesting against the expansion of a local prison and the skirmish flared up when police arrived at the scene to disperse the crowd and clear the way for vehicles is the country's second violent protest just this week twenty were injured in peru's nor in a demonstration against a mining project in that was on tuesday. police are prepared for riots in south africa as thousands of protesters begin gathering in durban to raise awareness about climate change billed as a global day of action demonstrations come as a summit on the topic reaches its half way mark in the city the negotiations are focused on the next period of agreements on how they will be shaved who will participate and under what rules a top u.n. official says that she's confident industrial countries will renew goals to cut greenhouse gases after the current commitments expire next year. while it is
a part of a soldier's life that can never be forgotten or undone when they pull a trigger with another man in their sights a close look at the american troops who struggle with the morality of killing in combat is coming your way here and. watch our special report next hour. we train them how to. develop the orders for them. we never explain to them why it's ok. most people at the point of looking down in time to pull the trigger became conscientious objectors. i don't remember squeezing the trigger i don't remember seeing him go down when i remember is that we shot him.
the other side are soldiers to. be trying to kill us we're trying to kill them and that's just the ugly face of war. nothing honorable and. i went to the war zone and i started seeing how i need to change. the only way to do there is a rival and kill another person that's why i'm applying for. and you can watch our special report in about an hour and ten minutes from now here on r.t. well over two decades since the collapse of the soviet union the russian language is coming under pressure in estonia and used to be an official language there but
has since faced a clamp down by authorities by the vast russian community is now worried that they'll be forced to favor estonian over their native tongue he is alexy our staff he has. a russian speaking fisherman catches a magic fish it promises to fulfill all his wishes in his own eon but he does not understand the language and he dumps it this social and urges the russian minority in the stony to learn estonia in a rather amusing fashion the reality is no joke at all. old state officials are obliged to know the estonian language in the course of their work this is written in our language it also applies to people working in the majority of public services. just like other post soviet baltic states estonia has its own language inspection the body which oversees how the language law is being observed at times laying it down quite harshly the language inspection has the legal right
to conduct spontaneous checks on anyone working in any sphere and should a person fail the language exam the body may then initiate the sacking of this employee human right activists say this has turned the language inspection into a punitive body. it is not that they have nothing to say it's just that they believe their voices are being silenced estonia's three hundred thousand strong russian minority has been protesting at what they describe as the language inquisition some of these people either lost their jobs or are on their threat of doing so because they are forbidden from speaking their native language cinema shattering so often cursed soviet power never applied and were stricken the languages the stoniest were free to educate in their language now adays the authorities have almost banned the russian language from schools besides some russian communities don't have qualified teachers who can teach physics or chemistry in a stone in the latest twist five workers at an orphanage were fired for not being
able to speak a story into the children that's in a town where ninety six percent of the population are ethnic russians. and i don't want to. hundred but as long as we have in this country we have to leave by the lord and i fired those people because they had been warned but did not. win rights activists acknowledge the rule of the law but stressed that in the language case it is not applied properly because the law doesn't put any difference between our voice and we're almost everyone sees russian as their native language and other parts where most of the people speak a stony and it's not them and with such disproportion we can talk of direct language discrimination and indirect ethnic discrimination which that is going to activists in another baltic state law to be have been gathering signatures and holding a referendum to make russian the second state language and many say they have a strong chance of pushing it through a stone here despite being criticized by amnesty international for its language
policy is adamant and it seems the russian minority would not catch the magic fish granting their wish anytime soon. let's see russia ski see reporting from thailand in a store. and we're coming here live from the heart of moscow are one of our headlines with me will receive show you in just a few minutes if you can do stay with us. as
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